Community-engaged research to identify house parent perspectives on support and risk within the House and Ball scene.

@article{Kubicek2013CommunityengagedRT,
  title={Community-engaged research to identify house parent perspectives on support and risk within the House and Ball scene.},
  author={Katrina Kubicek and William Beyer and Miles McNeeley and George Weiss and Legendary Father Taz Ultra Omni and Michele D. Kipke},
  journal={Journal of sex research},
  year={2013},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={178-89}
}
This article describes a community-engaged study with the Los Angeles House and Ball scene in which the perspectives of the leaders of these communities are captured to better understand how the House and Ball communities may protect or increase its members' risks for HIV infection. Data were collected through in-depth interviews with House parents (N = 26). This study identified key features of both support (e.g., family and support, acceptance, and validation and recognition) and risk (e.g… CONTINUE READING